Month: November 2022

  • Further Encounters in AI

    OpenAI have just added a new model, text-davinci-003, to their GPT-3 text generators. It is supposedly much higher quality than previous models, so I decided to generate some random encounters and some nanodeities using the same prompts as before. I also, for shits & giggles, decided to ask another AI to make pictures of the […]

  • The Mycoleum

    My friend James Burt and I are producing a “Mycelium Parish Newsletter”, a round-up of what’s been going on in our corner of the UK counterculture over the last year (James explains in a little more detail here). Our underground network of threads has birthed some fairly significant mushrooms recently, including the books What Remains? […]

  • Something Happened

    image by The Mycoleum Last night, I was reading dark short stories from some of Nightjar Press’s excellent chapbooks. Walking the dog later, I thought “I fancy writing a short story like one of those writers. You know, those ones”. And suddenly this came spewing out, stream of consciousness-style: The effects were subtle but they […]

  • You May Find A Bed

      There is no convenient time to break your leg There is no convenient time to find your soul There is no convenient time to submit to force There is no convenient time to starve There is no convenient time to have a child There is no convenient time to lose your will There is no convenient time to have a […]